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Who is called the head of the consumer forum?

Who is called the head of the consumer forum?

It is headed by a sitting or retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India. The National Commission is presently headed by Hon’ble Mr. Justice R. K. Agrawal, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India as President and has eight Members, viz.

Which forum is set up by central government?

NATIONAL CONSUMER DISPUTES REDRESSAL COMMISSION.

How many consumer forums are there in India?

At present, there are 610 District Forums, 35 State Commissions with apex body as a National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) having its office at Janpath Bhawan, A Wing, 5th Floor, Janpath, New Delhi .

How a district consumer forum is established?

Consumer courts were established as Consumer Dispute Resolution Agencies and they deal with consumer disputes, conflicts and grievances. It is a forum where a consumer may file a case against a seller in the case where the consumer feels that he has been cheated or exploited by the seller.

Who is not consumer with example?

1-2-1c ANY PERSON WHO OBTAINS THE GOODS FOR ‘RESALE’ OR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES’ IS NOT A CONSUMER – The term ‘for resale’ implies that the goods are brought for the purpose of selling them, and the expression ‘for commercial purpose’ is intended to cover cases other than those of resale of goods.

How many consumer protection forums are there?

The Act provides for a three tier Consumer Disputes Redressal Agencies. These are: District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission in the District, State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at the state level and the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission at the national level.

Who is not a consumer?

Who made to hear complaints of value less than 5 lakhs?

The ans is A) Consumer forum at district level.

What are the powers of district forum?

JURISDICTION OF THE DISTRICT FORUM. – (1) Subject to other provisions of this Act, the District Forum shall have jurisdiction to entertain complaints where the value of the goods or services and the Compensation if any, claimed 1[does not exceed rupees five lakhs]. (c) The cause of action, wholly or in part arises.

How much does it cost to file a case in consumer court?

For cases involving up to Rs 5 lakh the case fee is Rs 200, for case up to Rs 10 lakh the court fee is Rs 400 and for those up to Rs 20 lakh the case fee is Rs 500. The demand draft should be made out to the President, Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, (name of) district.

When to file consumer complaint in state forum?

A consumer complaint in State Forum can be filed if the value of goods or services exceeds Rs 1 Crore but less than Rs 10 Crore. One can also file an appeal in the State Commission against the order of the District Forum within a period of 45 days from the date of order.

How to approach district consumer forum, Department of Consumer Affairs?

How to approach district consumer Forum The complaint can be made on plain paper and you can file it in person or through an authorised agent, after it has been notarised, through registered post or regular post. It is important that you serve a personal or legal notice to the opposite party before filing the complaint.

Who is a member of a recognised Consumer Association?

(b) any recognised consumer association whether the consumer to whom the goods sold or delivered or agreed to be sold or delivered or service provided or agreed to be provided is a member of such association or not;

Which is the jurisdiction of the district forum?

Section 11 of Consumer Protection Act “Jurisdiction of the District Forum” Section 11. (1) Subject to the other provisions of this Act, the District Forum shall have jurisdiction to entertain complaints where the value of the goods or services and the compensation, if any, claimed does not exceed rupees twenty lakhs.